Example sentences for: descend

How can you use “descend” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The sightseeing you remember best might be the lively free market lining the hundreds of steps that descend higgledy-piggledy from the hills of central Chongqing to the river.

  • The standard fire drill announcement advised participants that in the event of an actual emergency, they would be directed to descend to at least three floors below the fire.

  • These workers were not trapped, yet unlike most occupants on the upper floors, they had chosen not to descend immediately after impact.

  • Confusions between the identical sounding to and two almost led to a mid-air collision, when a pilot misheard Climb to five zero as Climb two five zero, putting him on a collision course with another aircraft that was just fifteen hundred feet above him; it did lead to a fatal accident, when a pilot, in another incident, read back the instruction Descend two four zero zero as O.K. Four zero zero and then proceeded, without correction from the controller, to descend to four hundred, rather than twenty-four hundred feet.

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